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Rappler
Malaysian plane intercepted by Indonesian fighter jets – officialroute," the official said, adding that the C-130 continued its journey to Sabah
Malaysian plane intercepted by Indonesian fighter jets – official
Rappler / Posted 3 hours ago
route," the official said, adding that the C-130 continued its journey to Sabah despite the interception. Defense Minister Hishammuddin Hussein confirmed the incident. "Yes...the aircraft was intercepted by two Indonesian jets," he was quoted as... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Malaysian plane intercepted by Indonesian fighter jetsroute," the official said, adding that the C-130 continued its journey to Sabah
Malaysian plane intercepted by Indonesian fighter jets
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 hours ago
route," the official said, adding that the C-130 continued its journey to Sabah despite the interception. Defence Minister Hishammuddin Hussein confirmed the incident. "Yes... the aircraft was intercepted by two Indonesian jets," he was quoted as... Read more
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The Star
Hisham: Brexit does not affect defence pact with Britainto the Five Power Defence Arrangement (FPDA) in the wake of Brexit. In a Faceb
Hisham: Brexit does not affect defence pact with Britain
The Star / Posted yesterday
to the Five Power Defence Arrangement (FPDA) in the wake of Brexit. In a Facebook posting, Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein (pic) said he received a call Friday from the British Minister of State for Defence Procurement Philip... Read more
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The Star
New chief takes over on Dec 16chief Jen Tan Sri Datuk Seri Zulkifeli Mohd Zin, who will officially retire in
New chief takes over on Dec 16
The Star / Posted 4 days ago
chief Jen Tan Sri Datuk Seri Zulkifeli Mohd Zin, who will officially retire in June next year. Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein said the announcement was made six months ahead to ensure that the transition of duties was carried out... Read more
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The Star
Joint patrols in Sulu Sea one step closer to realitycrime and terrorism is one step closer to becoming a reality. In the latest de
Joint patrols in Sulu Sea one step closer to reality
The Star / Posted 4 days ago
crime and terrorism is one step closer to becoming a reality. In the latest development, Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein attended a meeting with Indonesian Defence Minister Gen Ryamizard Ryacudu and Philippines Defence... Read more
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Coconuts Manila
PH teams up with Malaysia and Indonesia for joint Sulu Sea patrolsMon, Jun 20, Department of National Defense (DND) Secretary Voltaire Gazmin met
PH teams up with Malaysia and Indonesia for joint Sulu Sea patrols
Coconuts Manila / Posted 5 days ago
Mon, Jun 20, Department of National Defense (DND) Secretary Voltaire Gazmin met with his two counterparts — Malaysia’s Hishammuddin Hussein and Indonesia’s Ryamizard Ryacudu — to discuss security concerns in the three nations’ common maritime... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia agree to act vs Abu Sayyafof kidnappings and armed robbery at sea in the maritime areas of common concern
Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia agree to act vs Abu Sayyaf
Pilipino Star / Posted 5 days ago
of kidnappings and armed robbery at sea in the maritime areas of common concern," the defense chiefs, who included Hishammuddin Hussein of Malaysia and Ryamizard Ryacudu of Indonesia, said in a joint statement. They reaffirmed the need and... Read more
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Inquirier.net
PH, Malaysia, Indonesia OK joint Sulu Sea patrolssecurity concerns in the three nations’ common maritime borders. The high-leve
PH, Malaysia, Indonesia OK joint Sulu Sea patrols
Inquirier.net / Posted 5 days ago
security concerns in the three nations’ common maritime borders. The high-level dialogue between Gazmin, Malaysia’s Hishammuddin Hussein and Indonesia’s Ryamizard Ryacudu was a follow-up to last month’s meeting of Southeast Asia defense... Read more
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The Star
Hisham: Unity a factor in BN winvictories is the close cooperation among Barisan Nasional component parties, sa
Hisham: Unity a factor in BN win
The Star / Posted 7 days ago
victories is the close cooperation among Barisan Nasional component parties, said Umno vice-president Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein. “This is a reflection of us moving as a team to help each other in securing a victory,” he told a... Read more
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The Star
Zahid thanks Chinese voters for both victoriesKangsar, I will not be where I am today,” she told a press conference at her ho
Zahid thanks Chinese voters for both victories
The Star / Posted 7 days ago
Kangsar, I will not be where I am today,” she told a press conference at her house. In Sungai Besar, Umno vice-pre­sident Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein attributed Barisan’s win to the close cooperation between the coalition’s component... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Malaysia by-elections: BN retains seats in Sungai Besar, Kuala Kangsar71.4 per cent of voters heading to the polls. An official announcement is expe
Malaysia by-elections: BN retains seats in Sungai Besar, Kuala Kangsar
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 days ago
71.4 per cent of voters heading to the polls. An official announcement is expected later this evening. Minister of Defence Hishammuddin Hussein is currently in Sungai Besar while Prime Minister Najib Razak is in Kuala Kangsar. The by-elections... Read more
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The Star
News of four more abductions ‘mere rumours’Abu Sayyaf gunmen led by Alhabsi Misaya. It was later proven to be a rumour. I
News of four more abductions ‘mere rumours’
The Star / Posted 9 days ago
Abu Sayyaf gunmen led by Alhabsi Misaya. It was later proven to be a rumour. In Kuala Kangsar, Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein said he had contacted the IGP to verify the latest claim. He said he would propose closer maritime... Read more
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The Star
Hisham: Alleged kidnapping of four Malaysians being verifiedKUALA KANGSAR: Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein says authorities still trying to
Hisham: Alleged kidnapping of four Malaysians being verified
The Star / Posted 10 days ago
KUALA KANGSAR: Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein says authorities still trying to verify the purported kidnapping of four Malaysians off the coast of Sabah. "I have contacted IGP (Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar) just now but he... Read more
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The Star
Hisham: Country will never forget the sacrifices of veteran soldiersof veteran soldiers towards the country will always be appreciated by the gover
Hisham: Country will never forget the sacrifices of veteran soldiers
The Star / Posted 11 days ago
of veteran soldiers towards the country will always be appreciated by the government, said Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein. He said despite the uncertainties and the challenging global economy, the government will find every... Read more
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The Star
Kuala Kangsar by- High early voter turnout a good sign for BN, says Hishamof 88.5% here is bodes well for Barisan Nasional candidate Datin Mastura Mohd Y
Kuala Kangsar by- High early voter turnout a good sign for BN, says Hisham
The Star / Posted 12 days ago
of 88.5% here is bodes well for Barisan Nasional candidate Datin Mastura Mohd Yazid, says Umno vice-president Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein (pic). "I am certain that based on the high turnout for early voters today, based on past experience,... Read more
13d
The Star
Malaysia to patrol Sulu Sea with Indonesia and the PhilippinesStraits Sea Patrol (MSSP) to fight crime in the Sulu Sea with Indonesia and the
Malaysia to patrol Sulu Sea with Indonesia and the Philippines
The Star / Posted 13 days ago
Straits Sea Patrol (MSSP) to fight crime in the Sulu Sea with Indonesia and the Philippines. Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein said the MSSP has reduced piracy, robberies, kidnappings and smuggling activities in the busy Straits of... Read more
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The Star
Hisham: Joint multi-nation patrols of Sulu Sea soonto initiate patrols of the Sulu Sea in a joint effort to fight crime and terror
Hisham: Joint multi-nation patrols of Sulu Sea soon
The Star / Posted 13 days ago
to initiate patrols of the Sulu Sea in a joint effort to fight crime and terrorism at sea. Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein (pic) said on Monday that an initiative mirroring the Malacca Straits Sea Patrol (MSSP) will be put in... Read more
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The Star
Hisham: Together we standand sharing a common goal. Joining MCA president Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai in
Hisham: Together we stand
The Star / Posted 13 days ago
and sharing a common goal. Joining MCA president Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai in a visit to Kg Baru Kian Sit, Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein said while anyone could play up racial and religious issues, presenting a united front was not a simple... Read more
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The Star
Dr Mahathir slammed for supporting Oppositionhas instilled in them during his time to love the party, no matter what.” In K
Dr Mahathir slammed for supporting Opposition
The Star / Posted 14 days ago
has instilled in them during his time to love the party, no matter what.” In Kuala Kangsar, Umno vice-president Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein said he did not think that Dr Mahathir’s decision would affect Barisan’s chances. “If I were a voter, I... Read more
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The Star
Kuala Kangsar polls: Dr M will not sway voters, says HishamOpposition's by-election campaigns here and in Sungai Besar will not influence
Kuala Kangsar polls: Dr M will not sway voters, says Hisham
The Star / Posted 15 days ago
Opposition's by-election campaigns here and in Sungai Besar will not influence voters, says Umno vice president Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein. He said the former prime minister had not raised any new issues during his visit to Sungai Besar and... Read more
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The Star
Hisham: Barisan should not rely on split between PAS and Amanahon the split between PAS and Amanah to win the Sungai Besar parliamentary by-el
Hisham: Barisan should not rely on split between PAS and Amanah
The Star / Posted 18 days ago
on the split between PAS and Amanah to win the Sungai Besar parliamentary by-election, said Umno vice-president Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein (pic) . Both Umno and Barisan, he said, should instead focus on strengthening internally by preparing... Read more
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18d
The Star
Nizar slammed for ‘rude and disrespectful’ remarkover the helicopter crash that led to the by-elections in Sungai Besar and Kual
Nizar slammed for ‘rude and disrespectful’ remark
The Star / Posted 18 days ago
over the helicopter crash that led to the by-elections in Sungai Besar and Kuala Kangsar. Umno vice-president Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein said it was rude for Mohammad Nizar to allude that the helicopter tragedy in Sarawak was a “divine... Read more
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The Star
Mastura defends decisionsiblings, Wan Imar Izzat, 25, Wan Iskandar, 23, and Wan Muhammad Amar, 19, were
Mastura defends decision
The Star / Posted 20 days ago
siblings, Wan Imar Izzat, 25, Wan Iskandar, 23, and Wan Muhammad Amar, 19, were joined by Umno vice-president Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein, Dr Zambry and Wanita Umno chief Tan Sri Shahrizat Abd Jalil. “You’re voting for my Papa (father). The... Read more
21d
Reuters
Diplomatic tag as countries find new ways of standing up to Chinawhere we can, but we just have to be ready as a military to confront them if we
Diplomatic tag as countries find new ways of standing up to China
Reuters / Posted 21 days ago
where we can, but we just have to be ready as a military to confront them if we must," he said. Malaysia defense minister Hishammuddin Hussein spelt out the costs to smaller regional countries if great power rivalries escalate, however. Whatever... Read more
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The Star
Party supporters gather outside nomination centre in Kuala Kangsarher four sons. They were accompanied by state Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Dr Zambr
Party supporters gather outside nomination centre in Kuala Kangsar
The Star / Posted 21 days ago
her four sons. They were accompanied by state Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Dr Zambry Abd Kadir, Umno vice-president Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein and Wanita Umno chief Tan Sri Shahrizat Jalil. The entourage led by Dr Zambry immediately made their... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Defence ministers call for South China Sea negotiationsthe main driving concern about possible military competition now and in the fut
Defence ministers call for South China Sea negotiations
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 21 days ago
the main driving concern about possible military competition now and in the future," said Malaysian Defence Minister Hishammuddin Hussein. "Military competition is an increasingly sensitive matter, we cannot allow it to become a distraction... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
'We need to know': Families want MH370 search to continueRazak (L) prepares to deliver his statement on the missing Malaysia Airlines fl
'We need to know': Families want MH370 search to continue
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 21 days ago
Razak (L) prepares to deliver his statement on the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 as acting transport minister Hishammuddin Hussein joins him onstage at the Putra World Trade Center in Kuala Lumpur on March 24, 2014. Mr Najib said the... Read more
22d
The Borneo Post
US flexes muscles over sea disputesecurity spending in the region. “The uncertainty of China’s future trajectory
US flexes muscles over sea dispute
The Borneo Post / Posted 22 days ago
security spending in the region. “The uncertainty of China’s future trajectory is arguably the main driving concern about possible military competition now and in the future,” Malaysian Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein said. — Reut... Read more
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The Star
Hishammuddin: Focus on campaign, not opposition problemstold to ignore the problems faced by the opposition and just focus on their cam
Hishammuddin: Focus on campaign, not opposition problems
The Star / Posted 22 days ago
told to ignore the problems faced by the opposition and just focus on their campaign work. Umno vice-president Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein said he felt relieved and thankful to see the machinery work is going well, but told them not to create... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Ash Carter Warns China U.S. Will Remain Dominant Military Force In Asia-Pacific Regionis arguably the main driving concern about possible military competition now an
Ash Carter Warns China U.S. Will Remain Dominant Military Force In Asia-Pacific Region
The Huffington Post / Posted 22 days ago
is arguably the main driving concern about possible military competition now and in the future," Malaysian Defence Minister Hishammuddin Hussein said. Carter said that for decades some critics had been predicting an impending U.S. withdrawal from... Read more
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The Economic Times
United States' Ashton Carter threatens China with action and isolation if transgressions occur in Scarborough Shoalarguably the main driving concern about possible military competition now and i
United States' Ashton Carter threatens China with action and isolation if transgressions occur in Scarborough Shoal
The Economic Times / Posted 22 days ago
arguably the main driving concern about possible military competition now and in the future," Malaysian Defence Minister Hishammuddin Hussein said. Carter said that for decades some critics had been predicting an impending U.S. withdrawal from... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
FPDA defence ministers reaffirm commitment to the groupingto provide the resources for exercises to meet evolving regional security chall
FPDA defence ministers reaffirm commitment to the grouping
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 22 days ago
to provide the resources for exercises to meet evolving regional security challenges. Malaysia’s Defence Minister Hishammuddin Hussein said: "The FPDA is here to stay. We have to build on the capacity and trust between these members first.... Read more
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dna
US flexes muscles as Asia worries about South China Sea rowis arguably the main driving concern about possible military competition now an
US flexes muscles as Asia worries about South China Sea row
dna / Posted 22 days ago
is arguably the main driving concern about possible military competition now and in the future," Malaysian Defence Minister Hishammuddin Hussein said. Carter said that for decades some critics had been predicting an impending US withdrawal from the... Read more
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DW
South China Sea tensions top Asia security summit in Singapore |in 2020. "The uncertainty of China's future trajectory is arguably the main dr
South China Sea tensions top Asia security summit in Singapore |
DW / Posted 22 days ago
in 2020. "The uncertainty of China's future trajectory is arguably the main driving concern about possible military competition now and in the future," Malaysian Defense Minister Hishammuddin Hussein said. cw/jm (AFP, AP, Reuters)DW r... Read more
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Calcutta News
U.S. proposes Asia-Pacific 'Security Network,’ China not too happylaw. Powerful nations are required to act with self-restraint so as to avoid co
U.S. proposes Asia-Pacific 'Security Network,’ China not too happy
Calcutta News / Posted 22 days ago
law. Powerful nations are required to act with self-restraint so as to avoid contingency.” The Malaysia Defence Minister, Hishammuddin Hussein reportedly claimed, “The uncertainty of China's future trajectory is arguably the main driving concern... Read more
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Swissinfo
U.S. flexes muscles as Asia worries about South China Sea rowis arguably the main driving concern about possible military competition now an
U.S. flexes muscles as Asia worries about South China Sea row
Swissinfo / Posted 22 days ago
is arguably the main driving concern about possible military competition now and in the future," Malaysian Defence Minister Hishammuddin Hussein said. Carter said that for decades some critics had been predicting an impending U.S. withdrawal from... Read more
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Swissinfo
China urged to cooperate as Asia worries about South China Sea rowis arguably the main driving concern about possible military competition now an
China urged to cooperate as Asia worries about South China Sea row
Swissinfo / Posted 22 days ago
is arguably the main driving concern about possible military competition now and in the future," Malaysian Defence Minister Hishammuddin Hussein said. Carter said that for decades some critics had been predicting an impending U.S. withdrawal from... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
More attention on Sulu SeaPresident-elect Rodrigo Duterte, is set to draw more attention to the unsettled
More attention on Sulu Sea
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 24 days ago
President-elect Rodrigo Duterte, is set to draw more attention to the unsettled region. Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein (pic), who disclosed this, said the Sulu Straits, an area already prone to piracy and abductions, needed... Read more
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The Star
More attention on Sulu Sea, says HishamPresident-elect Rodrigo Duterte, is set to draw more attention to the unsettled
More attention on Sulu Sea, says Hisham
The Star / Posted 25 days ago
President-elect Rodrigo Duterte, is set to draw more attention to the unsettled region. Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein, who disclosed this yesterday, said the Sulu Straits, an area already prone to piracy and abductions,... Read more
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The Star
Hisham: We will work it outLUMPUR: Barisan Nasional will always work in the best interest of all Malaysian
Hisham: We will work it out
The Star / Posted 25 days ago
LUMPUR: Barisan Nasional will always work in the best interest of all Malaysians, said Umno vice-president Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein. In the wake of MCA president Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai’s criticism against the PAS Private Member’s... Read more
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The Star
Hisham: BN will always work in the best interest of allKUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein says Barisan Nasional will always
Hisham: BN will always work in the best interest of all
The Star / Posted 26 days ago
KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein says Barisan Nasional will always work in the best interest of all Malaysians. Following MCA president Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai's recent criticism of PAS’ controversial Private Member’s Bill, the Umno... Read more
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The Star
Najib calls on Asean to resolve South China Sea disputeyear's roundtable is a plenary session on the growing threat of terrorism in th
Najib calls on Asean to resolve South China Sea dispute
The Star / Posted 27 days ago
year's roundtable is a plenary session on the growing threat of terrorism in the region, with Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein presenting a special address on the matter on Tuesday. The issue of terrorism weighed heavily in... Read more
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Inquirier.net
PH, neighbors step up security in Sulu Seaagainst rising criminality, piracy, kidnapping and smuggling in the Sulu Sea.
PH, neighbors step up security in Sulu Sea
Inquirier.net / Posted 28 days ago
against rising criminality, piracy, kidnapping and smuggling in the Sulu Sea. The Philippines’ Voltaire Gazmin, Malaysia’s Hishammuddin Hussein and Indonesia’s Ryamizard Ryacudu made the deal on the sidelines of the Association of Southeast Asian... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
PH, Malaysia, Indonesia agree to further curb rising criminality in Suluarea common to the three countries. This after defense secretary Voltaire T. G
PH, Malaysia, Indonesia agree to further curb rising criminality in Sulu
Manila Bulletin / Posted 28 days ago
area common to the three countries. This after defense secretary Voltaire T. Gazmin met with Malaysian defense minister Hishammuddin Hussein and Indonesia’s defense chief Ryamizard Ryacudu at the sidelines of the Association of Southeast Asian... Read more
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